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Weingart Foundation Board of Directors Welcomes New Members

IE Voice Staff | The Weingart Foundation, a private grantmaking organization that partners with communities across Southern California to advance racial justice, this week welcomed Katie Nguyen Kalvoda, founder and CEO of G3 Ventures; Michael Tubbs, founder of EPIC and Mayors for a Guaranteed Income and former Mayor of Stockton; and Jacqueline Waggoner, President, Solutions […]

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Op Ed: Essential Conversations with Black Men: “I’m Graduating! What’s Next?”

Dr. Francisca Beer and Marina Kamel | CSUSB JHBC Office Academic Equity I’m Graduating! What’s Next? was the topic of an event organized by Dr. Francisca Beer, alongside her team in the Jack H. Brown College of Business and Public Administration (JHBC) Office of Academic Equity (OAE). On February 24th, 2022 the office hosted its […]

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Riverside College & University Officials Launch #CaliforniansForAll

Staff | Inland area education leaders and California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond joined Chief Service Officer Josh Fryday in Riverside late last week to encourage students to apply for the new #CaliforniansForAll College Corps program. The service initiative is designed to help low-income students graduate college on time and with less debt. […]

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Riverside Exhibit: “Black Lives Matter: Voices of Protest, Activism, and Art”

Breanna Reeves | May 25, 2022 will mark the third year since the murder of George Floyd. Following the widely circulated cell phone footage of Floyd’s death, a series of protests and demonstrations erupted across the state with Black Lives Matter activists leading the conversation surrounding police brutality and racial violence. While the demonstrations may […]

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Transportation Requirements, Vaccine Mandates, and Booster Shots for Children

Breanna Reeves | CDC issues updated travel guidance  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new COVID-19 travel-related update which extends the mask mandate for public transit and airplanes until May 3. The updated guidance was announced on April 13 after closely monitoring the spread of Omicron and the subvariant, Omicron BA.2. […]

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California: Higher Black Unemployment Distorts Rosy Picture of Job Recovery

Aldon Thomas Stiles | California Black Media Officials in Sacramento and Washington frequently point to the low unemployment rate in the state and around the country as proof that the U.S. economy has recovered from the downturn experienced during the global COVID-19 crisis. But the total unemployment rate for Black Californians seems stuck at almost […]

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Black Voice News’ Breanna Reeves Awarded 2022 USC Center for Health Journalism Fellowship for Black Maternal Wellness

Amber Bolden | Contributor Black Voice News Reporter Breanna Reeves was selected to be a part of USC’s 2022 Center for Health Journalism California Fellowship for a reporting project on Black Maternal Wellness. Reeves began her work with Black Voice News through the Report for America national service program that connects emerging journalists with opportunities […]